Effectiveness of computerized visual screening tool used in driving schools in Malaysia

  • Haliza AM
  • Md Muziman Syah MM
  • Norliza MF
Keywords: Visual acuity, driving, colour vision, vision

Abstract

Purpose: A survey on new Malaysian drivers was conducted in Malaysia between year 2006-2009. The objective of this study was to look at the effectiveness of the present computerized visual screening tool and to compare it with the conventional testing method. Methods: A total of 3717 drivers aged 19±6 years, who had passed in the computerized visual screening, participated in this study. Results: 250 subjects achieved less than 0.3 LogMAR with their best eye and 83 subjects failed the Ishihara Test after retested using the conventional tool. Conclusion: These finding showed the computerized visual screening test failed to filter some subjects according to the standards set.

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Published
2011-06-01
How to Cite
AMH., MMM. M. S., & MFN. (2011). Effectiveness of computerized visual screening tool used in driving schools in Malaysia. Malaysian Family Physician, 6(1), 4. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/45
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